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ID:     229
     [UNVERIFIED]
Type:     Greek
Region:     CYPRUS
City:     Salamis
Issuer:     Siromus, Chersis, Gorgus
Date Ruled:     ca. 520-460 BC
Metal:     Silver
Denomination:     stater
Struck / Cast:     struck
Date Struck:     500-460 BC
Diameter:     22.28 mm
Weight:     10.87 g
Obverse Legend:     Cypriot Greek inscription pa-u (retrograde) above ram, se-o-si (retrograde) below ram
Obverse Description:     Ram lying left; above, globule in crescent; above and and in exergue
Reverse Legend:     Cypriot Greek inscription pa-si-le-o-pi(?)-se
Reverse Description:     Ankh symbol with Cypriote letter in circle; the whole in incuse square; five Cypriote symbols surrounding
Mint Mark:     none
Mint:     Salamis
Primary Reference:     Jameson-1628 (possibly same obverse die)
Reference2:     Babelon, Traite-1129, pl. CXXVII
Reference3:     SNG Cop-36 var
Photograph Credit:     Don Squires
Source:     personal photograph